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A RESPONSE TO “MAKING A CASE WHY THE 2010 EPI IS A BAD RANKING FOR SIERRA LEONE”

A RESPONSE TO “MAKING A CASE WHY THE 2010 EPI IS A BAD RANKING FOR SIERRA LEONE”

While I agree that the EPI is not the only measure of environmental performance in the world, it wouldn’t be hazardous to demur to the proposition that the EPI is…

Making a case of why the 2010 Environmental Performance Index is a bad ranking for Sierra Leone

the 2010 rankings for Sierra Leone (163/163) were of themselves a bad light (and reputation for the country). It painted a picture of the amount of work that needed to…

A rebuttal on “Somebody might have briefed the President with conflicting Environmental Performance Index Report”

A rebuttal on “Somebody might have briefed the President with conflicting Environmental Performance Index Report”

Furthermore, reflecting common belief that on-the-ground results are the best way to track environmental policy effectiveness, it is wiser to use 2010 as a reference year because of the wide…

Why Sierra Leone’s mining industry requires a robust environmental protection regime

Why Sierra Leone’s mining industry requires a robust environmental protection regime

Complaints have been dispatched to the mining and environmental regulators but there has been no meaningful response. The people and their leaders feel thoroughly abandoned. The despondency observed in communities…

Somebody might have briefed the President with conflicting Environmental Performance Index Report

As a matter of fact, we are in the year 2018 but instead of dealing with the current Environmental Performance Index report of 2018, those who are at the helm…

President Bio’s suspension of logging and Export gets commendation and Green Scenery calls for Permanent ban

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya Logging for export is a major challenge that the Sierra Leone environment is facing. During the past administration of former President Ernest Bai Koroma, the export…

AHEAD OF 2018 MARCH 7TH GENERAL ELECTIONS: National Grand Coalition sets priorities for Land and Environmental Management

Apart from supporting the Conservation of Biodiversity and prioritize ecosystems by extending forestry conservation areas, the NGC also plans in its Manifesto to “re-survey and effectively demarcate forest reserve areas”…

Society for Climate Change Communications commits next Government to double up efforts towards Environmental Issues

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya It is no more a secret that environmental issues ranging from Climate Change, drought, deforestation to name but a few are global issues of concern. This…

Misappropriation of Donor Funds: Le 500 Million Bail for acting Executive Director

In June 2017, this medium ran a front page article titled 342,612 Euros Chopped at NPAA. The article pointed accusing fingers at the erstwhile Executive Director Dr. Kolleh Bangura of…

HEAD OF ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AGENCY IN SIERRA LEONE HONORED WITH OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Within a relatively short period of its existence, the EPA boss has set the Agency on a trajectory that is aligned with the objectives of both the Agenda for Change…